Who’s prepared for a trip? On Jan. 23, “Ladies Journey” writer-producer-director Tracy Oliver confirmed “Ladies Journey 2” is occurring in a brand new interview with Selection. The information comes a 12 months after producer Will Packer confirmed to “Good Morning America” that the sequel was in its early phases.
In her interview, Oliver teased she had a “definitive ‘Ladies Journey 2’ replace: that it is formally occurring. I can say that.” She went on to tease that though Packer “may kill me, we’re seeking to set it in Ghana.”
The multihyphenate author was at Sundance to advertise season two of her Starz collection “Harlem,” and one of many stars of the present made a suggestion for what may deliver the ladies to West Africa. Shoniqua Shandai shouted, “Afrochella!” Which might be good, because the first “Ladies Journey” was concerning the buddies going to the Essence Competition in New Orleans.
The information marks the primary official affirmation that work on the sequel to the hit 2017 movie is in progress. In 2022, Packer revealed that discussions have been underway about what sort of journey the ladies may take the second time round. “We’re completely within the early phases, the women are in, I simply talked to the director,” he advised “GMA” co-anchor Michael Strahan. “We’re underway with ‘Ladies Journey 2,’ and now it is nearly what sort of journey will we take, proper? Put up-pandemic with all our favourite loopy girls, what will we do with them?”
Followers of the 2017 comedy will recall that it adopted the wild adventures of longtime mates Ryan (Regina Corridor), Lisa (Jada Pinkett Smith), Sasha (Queen Latifah), and Dina (Tiffany Haddish) whereas attending the annual Essence Competition in New Orleans. Particulars surrounding what’s subsequent for the women are nonetheless scarce at this level, however Queen Latifah has lengthy been in favor of the foursome taking their loopy antics abroad.
“I have been throwing Rio [de Janeiro] from the start . . . undoubtedly down with South Africa too,” she advised Folks in 2019. If the Ghana setting works out, then it appears to be like like Queen Latifah’s desires of an abroad “Ladies Journey” will come true in any case.